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Are there ATM’s?
Viewed 18415 times since Wed, Apr 1, 2009
All four banks have ATMs at most of their branches. For example, Belize Bank has ATMs at nine of its eleven branches. You can use your ATM/check card to get cash (in Belize $) from the Belize Bank on Front Street. It works 24/7. You do have to put y... Read More
What’s the best way to get cash on AC if you run out?
Viewed 17494 times since Wed, Apr 1, 2009
You can use a credit card to get a draw from a local bank. They give you cash and charge against your credit card. Read More
How do you open an Offshore Bank account in Belize?
Viewed 13131 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
It seems that Belize is most popular for two reasons, one, the Great Blue Hole and two, Offshore Banking. At least that’s what I often get when I introduce myself to strangers in the US or Canada. Here’s how it usually goes: “Oh you... Read More
What banking services are available?
Viewed 11601 times since Thu, Apr 23, 2009
There are several banks on the island. Atlantic Bank Limited : Phone is 226-2195. Fax is 226-2513 Belize Bank Limited : Phone is +501-226-2482. Fax is 226-2131 Alliance Bank Of Belize : Read More
Do you have general information on the banking system of Belize?
Viewed 9817 times since Thu, Apr 23, 2009
Click here for information about the money and the banking system in Belize. Includes guides on  monetary policies, exchange rates, the Central Bank of Belize, and more. Read More
Do you have email addresses for the banks in town?
Viewed 8134 times since Wed, Dec 6, 2006
Atlantic Bank Limited : Belize Bank Limited : Alliance Bank Of Belize : Bank Of Nova Scotia : First Caribbean International Bank :  justin.nicholas@... Read More
Are debit cards accepted the same as credit cards? I have a visa card, but it is not a credit card. Just debit.
Viewed 6945 times since Sat, Aug 15, 2015
Yes they work the same..... Read More
Helpful Tips for ATM use at Belize Banks
Viewed 5701 times since Tue, Jul 26, 2016
You may or may not know that there is an an issue happening with foreign bank cards and ATM service in the Belize Banks right now. If you are an expat or traveler this applies to you. This information could save you from a few heart palpitations and ... Read More
Belizean International Banks
Viewed 4051 times since Sun, Jan 25, 2015
There are a number of International banks in Belize. We have compiled a short list of these Belizean International Banks: Atlantic International Bank Limited Corner Cleghorn Street & Freetown Road P.O. Box 481Belize City, Belize, C.A. Telephone N... Read More
What is the difference between Atlantic Bank and Atlantic International Bank Limited. Can you tell me how the areas of Atlantic Bank are different? What each specializes in?
Viewed 3779 times since Mon, Mar 14, 2016
We are two completely different banks.  Atlantic Bank Ltd. is a domestic bank and AIBL is an offshore bank.  Atlantic Bank also does not have any ownership interest in AIBL.  I know the names make it confusing and the me... Read More
Belize Banking and ATM Fees
Viewed 1852 times since Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Banking in a foreign country can often seem like the crooked sticks in my featured image above. It does not always make sense. Thankfully somehow everything manages to come out straight in the end and you get your money for the most part. Since my wr... Read More
Which banks allow paypal payment?
Viewed 1568 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2018
I work online fulltime and most of my customers want to pay me via Paypal. Which bank offers that service because so far all the CSR I have asked just gives me a blank looked and don‘t‘ know what to do or say. Hi, I know that Paypal works... Read More
What the ATM situation on Caye Caulker?
Viewed 540 times since Mon, Oct 29, 2018
There is an ATM at Atlantic Bank but it often runs out of money over the weekend in high season or during a holiday/long weekend. If you visit the bank there is a door on your left just before entering the bank, where two machines are inside that lit... Read More
I’m curious what bank you choose to bank with in Belize? Is there one in particular that stands above the rest?
Viewed 77 times since Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Atlantic Bank is the only bank approved to recieve US social security funds. Atlantic Bank, not Atlantic International. Here is a link to their website. Atlantic International is good for wiring funds from any US bank, direct deposit from IRA’s... Read More